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College Applications and the Future of Standardized Tests

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The pandemic threw a lot of uncertainty into the college admissions process (and just about everything else). Now that life is returning somewhat to “normal,” many current high school students are left with questions: Should I be worrying about the SAT or ACT? Is “test optional” still optional? Is there a benefit to having a…

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SAT Goes Digital: Going deep into what we know about the next SAT change

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Standardized tests have been an important component in college application packets since the first half of the 1900s. There have been many changes in the frontrunning SAT and ACT exams over the years as the designers strive to make the tests more relevant and effective. Each change raises questions on how to prepare best for…

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What do I Need to Know if I Want to go Standardized Test-Free?

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With the change in availability for college admission tests, many schools are reconsidering their requirements for the ACT/SAT tests. There is some indication that this reevaluation goes deeper than COVID and consideration for students that are unable to test or unwilling to test in the format that is available for them. For this reason, it…

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